DRF Luftrettung orders up to 10 additional H145sDRF Luftrettung orders up to 10 additional H145s

Anaheim, California – Airbus said Tuesday German helicopter emergency medical services operator DRF Luftrettung will order at least seven new emergency helicopters.

The new version of the H145, Airbus’ best-selling helicopter, introduces a groundbreaking five-bladed rotor. This innovation increases the helicopter’s useful load by 150 kg, a critical improvement for emergency medical and intensive care transport. The bearingless main rotor design not only simplifies maintenance but also heightens reliability and serviceability. Importantly, it enhances flight comfort for both the crew and passengers, a vital aspect in emergency medical services.

Expanding an Impressive Fleet for Diverse Missions

DRF Luftrettung, with a notable history in air rescue, operates over 50 Airbus helicopters, including the H135 and H145 models. These helicopters are stationed across 40 bases in Germany, Austria, Liechtenstein, and Switzerland. They are instrumental in providing emergency rescue and intensive care transportation. Additionally, these helicopters are equipped for specialized missions, such as hoist operations and round-the-clock operational capabilities.

Strengthening a Commitment to Saving Lives

This fleet expansion by DRF Luftrettung underscores its commitment to providing rapid and advanced medical assistance. The acquisition of the new H145 helicopters with their enhanced capabilities ensures that DRF Luftrettung remains at the forefront of air rescue services, ready to respond swiftly and effectively to emergencies across the region.

General Context

Helicopter emergency medical services play a critical role in providing timely medical intervention in critical situations. With advancements in helicopter technology, such as the new Airbus H145, these services have become more efficient and effective, significantly impacting emergency healthcare delivery.

By Lisa Luckas

Lisa Luckas is a Sr. Business News Editor at Nobot.News.

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